Western Wind by Paula Fox

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'School Library Journal Best Book of the Year A Boston Globe–Horn Book Honor Book   “Another subtle and thoughtful novel from this fine author . . . Beautifully realized characters, vividly telling images, and a wise and compassionate view of the complexities of human nature.” —Kirkus Reviews, pointer review   “In this wonderfully realized, sensate novel, Fox’s unadorned prose is anything but austere. . . . In a forthright manner, she sets each scene and paints her thoroughly compelling, complex characters.” —School Library Journal, starred review   “Western Wind, in the tradition of the best young-adult fiction, manages to capture the essence of Elizabeth’s transformation from a self-absorbed adolescent to a more tolerant, loving person.” —The New York Times Book Review   “Fox delves into a child’s deepening awareness . . . of her grandmother’s values as a person, a painter, and an elder facing death with dignity. Fox’s style especially suits this taut narrative.” —The Bulletin, starred review   “Lyrical . . . laced with striking images and similes.” —Publishers Weekly   “Well crafted.” —Booklist  Praise for Paula Fox “The greatest writer of her generation.” —Jonathan Franzen   “One of America’s most talented writers.” —Publishers Weekly   “Fox has always been adept at writing apparently simple stories which on closer examination prove to explore the essential meaning of relationships . . . and to illuminate our understanding of the human condition.” —School Library Journal  '
'School Library Journal Best Book of the Year A Boston Globe–Horn Book Honor Book   “Another subtle and thoughtful novel from this fine author . . . Beautifully realized characters, vividly telling images, and a wise and compassionate view of the complexities of human nature.” —Kirkus Reviews, pointer review   “In this wonderfully realized, sensate novel, Fox’s unadorned prose is anything but austere. . . . In a forthright manner, she sets each scene and paints her thoroughly compelling, complex characters.” —School Library Journal, starred review   “Western Wind, in the tradition of the best young-adult fiction, manages to capture the essence of Elizabeth’s transformation from a self-absorbed adolescent to a more tolerant, loving person.” —The New York Times Book Review   “Fox delves into a child’s deepening awareness . . . of her grandmother’s values as a person, a painter, and an elder facing death with dignity. Fox’s style especially suits this taut narrative.” —The Bulletin, starred review   “Lyrical . . . laced with striking images and similes.” —Publishers Weekly   “Well crafted.” —Booklist  Praise for Paula Fox “The greatest writer of her generation.” —Jonathan Franzen   “One of America’s most talented writers.” —Publishers Weekly   “Fox has always been adept at writing apparently simple stories which on closer examination prove to explore the essential meaning of relationships . . . and to illuminate our understanding of the human condition.” —School Library Journal  '
Publisher: Open Road Media Teen & Tween ISBN: 9781504037464 Pages: 208